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The fans at whedonesque.com are going bonkers because Joss Whedon and Eliza Dushku (“Faith” on Buffy the Vampire Slayer) have announced that they’ll be producing a new TV show called Dollhouse.

“It deals with our darkest impulses and our best ones,” Whedon says. “It deals with all the things I like to deal with—strength, weakness, power and corruption.”

“Dollhouse” stars Dushku as Echo, one of a group of secret agents living in a futuristic dorm. Each has the ability to be imprinted with custom personalities and abilities for special assignments. When they return, their newly acquired memories are wiped. The show follows Echo as she takes on a variety of assignments—some romantic, some adventurous, some uplifting, some illegal—and gains awareness of her role and confinement.

Now if the writers and producers can just arrive at a resolution and avoid a writers’ strike.